Friday, 25 May 2018:
Area9, leading Northern Territory based technology services and solutions provider has been named Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Australian Gold Partner of the Year (2017) at the annual HPE Australia Partner Awards Event.
Vice President & Managing Director - HPE South Pacific, Stephen Bovis presented awards to HPE Australia’s top performing partners at the iconic Mortlock Chamber of the State Library of South Australia, venue chosen for the event.
Area9 was nominated and finalist in two categories, Regional Partner of the Year and Gold Partner of the Year, ultimately taking out the Gold Partner Award. In announcing the winner, General Manager Channels and Alliances HPE, Marina Fronek said " Area9, have been delivering IT solutions to commercial and public sector communities since 2007. In FY17 Area9 drove growth in HPE's Compute, Storage and Aruba portfolio to deliver overachievement of their target and 119% year on year growth."
Area9 Director Simon Watt commented “We’re extremely honoured to be supporting the success of many of Northern Australia’s finest organisations through the application of world class technologies. To be doing this with platforms, solutions and services from HPE is a clear differentiator for our business and I’m particularly proud to have had our partnership endorsed this way”.
“It’s not only an endorsement of the efforts of the great people we have at Area9 but also the relevance of developing digital based services and solutions to support the growth of regional Northern Australia. For Area9 to win this award in the face of outstanding competition from all the States and Territories is an impressive and exciting achievement”. Watt said.
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